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Local robotics team builds on all skills

A local high school robotics team is building a bright future in engineering and technology skills. Peter Kersulis of Waterloo, one of the team’s three...

School board approves Costello salary, calendar

The Waterloo Board of Education on Monday night approved next year’s official school calendar and a two-year contract for future Waterloo High School Principal...

Gibault freshman finds happiness in helping others

Gibault freshman Therese Beabout traveled to California on Jan. 31 to represent the group NETwork Against Malaria at the Ramona Convent, a top interdependent...

Congressional Art Competition

U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart released details for his annual Congressional Art Competition, which is open to all high school students in the 12th Congressional...

Raynaud places third in essay contest

High school junior Kayleigh Raynaud of Millstadt placed third out of 5,700 state essay entries during this year's annual VFW competition. The awards banquet was held...

Snow days force school officials to adjust calendar

Local school districts have had to consider altering their student attendance calendars in the wake of several snow days accumulated this winter. Waterloo School Superintendent...

WHS SAFE Club strives for healthier lifestyles

Thanks to a $2,000 grant, the Waterloo High School SAFE Club will be able to spread awareness about safe driving habits and other healthy...

Columbia school board reviews its finances

The Columbia Board of Education met Thursday night to review mid-year finances and receive an update on the Common Core curriculum. Assistant superintendent Beth Horner...

Monroe County Agriculture Literacy Coalition formed

There is a great opportunity to show students and teachers the value and vastness of the agricultural economy in Monroe County. "Agriculture in the Classroom"...

Waterloo schools receive state technology loan

The Illinois State Board of Education announced last week the selection of 22 school districts from across Illinois, including Waterloo, to receive  funds from...

WHS hosts education funding committee

A wide range of leaders from across the state met Monday afternoon at Waterloo High School to discuss the condition of education funding. The meeting,...

Columbia schools testing newly developed safety app

In an effort to reduce police response time during “active shooter” school shootings, developers of a new application for mobile devices explained their product...
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